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HOW TO TEACH REMOTELY

Compare online classes to lobsters. For years, they were distrusted and/or reviled. Now, they’re refined and in high demand.

Wearable biosensors may pave the way for personalized health and wellness

Bulky, buzzing and beeping hospital rooms demonstrate that monitoring a patient’s health status is an invasive and uncomfortable process, at best,...

Developing a novel oral antibiotic to treat multidrug-resistant gonorrhea

 Up to $2.86M has been awarded to a research team including Penn State scientists to develop a new oral antibiotic to treat multidrug-resistant...

Containment efforts appear to step COVID-19 spread down from exponential norm

The actions many communities are taking to slow the spread of COVID-19 may be shrinking deaths in a pattern that brings...

HOW TO WORK FROM HOME

Ask any professional who works from home about the advantages of a remote setup, and they’ll likely tout several — flexibility, access...

‘Take this seriously,’ say Northwestern doctors in COVID-19 video

Northwestern Medicine physicians and medical experts on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic want the community to take the burgeoning global...

How coronavirus could impact futures of students entering high school, college

School closures prompted by the coronavirus pandemic have sent families scrambling for solutions—balancing their work schedules with childcare and their children’s needs...

Students dealing with loss of important rites of passage

WHAT: Large gatherings are prohibited due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Thus, in-person commencements are canceled for many university students finishing their education....

New drug target found for COVID-19

A new potential drug target has been identified in SARS CoV-2 -- the virus that causes COVID-19 -- by scientists who say multiple drugs...

Improving success of giraffe translocations

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Giraffes that are being translocated for conservation purposes should be moved in groups that contain at least 30...

Achievement gaps may explain racial overrepresentation in special education 4

U.S. school districts may be flagged as over-identifying students of color as having disabilities when other factors, such as achievement gaps,...

Weingarten Center ready to aid students with online transition

The Weingarten Learning Resource Center staff remains committed to providing academic support services and programs for all Penn students in light of...

Anouncement

Krannert Center COVID-19 Operations Update and Performance Cancellations

Urbana, IL—On March 11, the University of Illinois communicated new guidelines for university operations, enacted to safeguard health during current COVID-19 conditions.

Urbana-Champaign COVID-19 message to students, faculty members, staff

The message below was distributed Wednesday evening to University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students, faculty members and staff.Dear Members of the University...

Urbana Park District cancels programs, events and rentals and closes buildings through April 12

The Urbana Park District has been closely following the Center for Disease Control guidelines on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and has implemented several...

[Illinois] 2020 Roger Ebert’s Film Festival canceled

The 22nd Annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, co-founded and hosted by Chaz Ebert, announced today that the 2020 event has been...